Apr 12

Microsoft is releasing Visual Studio 2010, .NET Framework 4.0, and Silverlight 4 at the Visual Studio Developer Conference in Las Vegas.  VS 2010 and .NET 4 are available today, and Silverlight 4 will be available to download later this week.

 


Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2010 comes in four flavors: Pro, Premium, Ultimate and Test Pro.  There are many new features including:

  • Improved IDE with tear-away pages and multi-monitor support
  • Search as you type
  • Call hierarchy to see who calls what
  • IntelliSense suggestion mode
  • IntelliTrace Tivo-like debugging
  • Extension manager
  • Generate from Usage: use classes/members before defining them
  • Live semantic errors (those colored squiggly lines)

Visual Studio 2010 Home Page
VS 2010 Product Highlights
What’s New in VS 2010
10 Cool Things About VS 2010

C# and Visual Basic

The main .NET languages C# and Visual Basic both saw significant improvements and new features including:

  • Dynamic type and dynamic dispatch
  • Named parameters and optional parameters
  • Optional arguments and indexed properties
  • Covariance and contravariance
  • Statement lambdas
  • Highlight all references of a symbol
  • Implicit line continuations
  • Office Automation APIs
  • Auto-implemented properties

What’s New in Visual C# 2010
What’s New in Visual Basic 2010

.NET Framework 4

.NET Framework 4.0 is a major upgrade with many new features including:

  • Support for the new language features mentioned above
  • Support for IronPython, IronRuby, F# and M programming languages
  • Oslo modelling platform
  • Arbitrary-precision arithmetic types and complex numbers
  • Parallel Extensions for multi-core and distributed systems

.NET Framework Home Page
What’s New in .NET 4
.NET 4 Code Examples

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Article published on April 12, 2010




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